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Music: Indonesia
(8,115 words)

Introduction

Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, hosts a remarkable variety of Muslim music and dance genres that women perform and continuously develop. Unlike some other countries in the global Muslim umma (community) where women are allowed to perform artistic genres…

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Kartomi, Margaret, “Music: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0679>
First published online: 2010



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